MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

Continuing MacArthur's tradition of encouraging creativity and building effective institutions to help address some of the world's most challenging problems, these annual awards recognize exceptional Foundation grantees and help ensure their sustainability. Learn more

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Moscow Helsinki Group, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

Moscow Helsinki Group, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, conducts advocacy, compiles reports, and trains activists to improve human rights in Russia.

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International Center for Not-For-Profit Law, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

International Center for Not-for-Profit Law, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, monitors and improves the legal environment for civil society worldwide.

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Girls' Power Initiative, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

Girls' Power Initiative, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, works to empower and educate girls about their sexual and reproductive health.

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Red Nacional de Derechos Humanos, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

Red Nacional de Derechos Humanos, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, monitors and documents human rights abuses in Mexico to raise awareness of human rights violations nationally and internationally.

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Furman Center at New York University, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

The Furman Center, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, spurs thoughtful discussion and reform by arming policymakers with critical analysis and research-driven policy recommendations.

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Center for Investigative Reporting, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

Center for Investigative Reporting, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, produces and disseminates compelling multimedia stories to engage the public and spark policy change.

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Albertine Rift Conservation Society, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

Albertine Rift Conservation Society, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, fights to preserve biodiversity in the Albertine Rift.

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National Juvenile Defender Center, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

National Juvenile Defender Center, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, works on multiple fronts to bring capable legal counsel to children in the nation's juvenile justice system.

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Conservation Strategy Fund, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

Conservation Strategy Fund, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, trains local environmental leaders to use conservation economics to protect nature and encourage sustainable development.

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Center for Responsible Lending, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

Center for Responsible Lending, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, researches and publicizes predatory lending practices to advance reforms that help ordinary Americans.

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